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Chris Harris


The Coleman College of Business at the University of Pikeville (UPike) will be hosting a Speaker and Leadership Series on Friday, February 18 at 1 p.m. in the Record Memorial Building’s Booth Auditorium. Author and innovator Dr. Chris Harris, ’99, will be the guest speaker with his presentation, “Please Listen to Me…What I Understand Now I Didn’t Understand Then!”

Harris is the Vice President of Harris Lean Systems Incorporated, which specializes in implementing Lean Enterprise derived from the Toyota Production System. The company is located in Georgetown. He is the author of a book published five times in addition to being the author of numerous articles and reviews dealing with the implementation of Lean Manufacturing and received the prestigious Shingo Prize for his book “Making Materials Flow”.

In addition to earning her bachelor’s degree from UPike in history/political science, Harris holds a master’s degree in youth development leadership and business administration and a doctorate of business administration in management.

The campus and community are cordially invited to attend the February 18 event. For more information, contact Brenda Maynard by calling (606) 218-5005 or emailing [email protected]

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